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Bethany Erickson

Historic Santa Ana Cottage Started With a Love Story

By Bethany Erickson | January 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

What makes a house is wood and bricks, but what makes a house a home is love, which is what Fred Wohl had plenty of for his bride, Gladys, when he built her a cottage in the up and coming new neighborhood of Wilshire Square in Santa Ana, California, in 1930. According to a relative, […]

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Buyout Billet? Equestrian Estate Owned by Coach Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | January 19, 2020 | 1 Comment

When some people get fired, they drown their sorrows at the bar. But when football coach Charlie Weis got fired by the University of Kansas in 2014, he apparently bought a Florida equestrian estate. And now the horse farm that a buyout bought is now up for grabs, since Weis has listed his 10-acre Lake […]

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ThirdHome Offers Options for Second Home Owners

By Bethany Erickson | January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

So you’ve bought that fancy second home, and you’ve spent a few vacations in it, and now, well, you’re bored. Is your vacation home boring you? That’s what ThirdHome founder Wade Shealy found he was hearing the most. The one-time Hilton Head real estate agent started the company to address a common complaint he kept […]

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Greek Revival Transformed Into Thoroughly Modern Old Charleston Single

By Bethany Erickson | January 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is just something about Charleston, South Carolina, and it’s homes. We’ve done our fair share of ogling of them over the years here at SecondShelters, and this Sunday is no exception. Built in 1840, this Charleston Single Greek Revival sits on Wentworth Street, firmly in the Boroughs neighborhood of historic Charleston, but also a […]

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Former MLB Player Greg Vaughn Re-Lists Equestrian Estate

By Bethany Erickson | January 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you were wondering what former pro baseball player Greg Vaughn has been up to since he retired in 2003, at least part of the time he’s been horsing around. Vaughn, who started his pro career with the Milwaukee Brewers and played for the San Diego Padres, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Tampa Bay Devil […]

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MIDs on Second Homes May End in California

By Bethany Erickson | January 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Property owners in California — especially those who own second homes there — may find themselves paying more in income taxes if a bill designed to end the mortgage interest deduction on vacation homes passes the state assembly. The bill, which was introduced by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-Francisco), would eliminate the MID on second homes […]

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